South Schuylkill events in the region


Course notes

Blue Mountain High School Class of 1958: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 1 at the Blue Mountain Family Restaurant, Interstate 78, Exit 23, Shartlesville.

Blue Mountain High School Class of 1965: Classmates and friends are invited to meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 4 at Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. For further information: Connie Teter at 570-366-0255.

Schuylkill Haven High School Class of 1967: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 20 at Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Information: 570-385-3211.

Blue Mountain High School Class of 1976: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 27 at Esther’s Restaurant, 2957 Route 22, Fredericksburg. Information: 717-507-8976.

Food

Free distribution of food boxes: Saturday, November 20, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or when the clubs are gone, Bethesda EC Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven. Boxes are on a first come, first served basis. A box of food will be loaded for you during this driving event. Sponsored by the Bethesda EC Church congregation through Blessings of Hope.

Sale of ham and bean soup: Saturday, November 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or sold out). $ 2. per cup or $ 7 per quart. Frackville Elks Lodge # 1533, 307 S. Third St., Frackville.

Tacos : Tuesday, November 23, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven.

Breakfast: Sunday, November 28, 7 a.m. to noon, Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven.

Lobster and ham imitation dinner: Friday December 3 and 4 sold out, Friedensburg Fire Company, route 443. Information: 570-739-4333.

Chicken Pie : Saturday December 4, Liberty Fire Company, Columbia and St. James streets, Schuylkill Haven, pints only, $ 9, 2 until sold out. Drive-through event only on St. James Street next to the fire hall. Free delivery in the Schuylkill Haven area. Orders taken in advance on the day of the event by calling 570-385-3341 after 10 a.m.

Shepherd’s table: Free lunch, Sunday, December 5, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Grace Free Church, 101 Graef St., Cressona. Information: 570-385-1883.

Libraries

Pottsville Library: Imaginative friends, 12-18 years old, Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Story time, Mondays, 10:30 a.m., ages 1 to 5; Robot Orbit, Mondays at 4:30 p.m., for ages 7 to 11. November 18, Run, Turkey, Run! Escape game, 6-11 years old, 6 p.m. November 19, wreath and poinsettia orders due; November 27, Friends second-hand book sale, 9 am to 1 pm; Small businesses on Saturday and elf hunts on the plateau; Holiday Story Time, 10:30 am all ages; Small Business Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Handcrafted Advent calendar with art block, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., from 3 years old; Nov. 30, winter coats donation Tuesday distribution. To register for events, call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or go to www.pottsvillelibrary.org.

Schuylkill Haven Free Public Library: Family Night Story Time, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, story time, 10:30 am-11:30am; Thursdays, infants and toddlers, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Third Friday of each month, Teen / Tween Time 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Information: 570-385-0542.

Orwigsbourg Library: 216 W. Independence St. 10:30 am Tuesday, Story Time for preschoolers. Masks required. Information: 570-366-1638.

Activities

Christmas carriage rides in the countryside: Saturday, November 20, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Martin’s Farm House Unique Gifts and Amish Made Furniture, 208 N. Route 183, Schuylkill Haven.

Live music: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Frackville Elks Lodge, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Music from Sakes Alive, blanket $ 7, bring a toy, and blanket fee drops to $ 5. Raffles, 50/50 and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. open kitchen from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Information: Jackie at 570-590-6941. Proceeds will go to the Salvation Army’s Toys for Toddlers program.

Holiday market: Saturday, November 27, Lykens station, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Buy gifts, watch shows and good food.

Holiday craft market: Saturday, December 4, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Final vote for the favorite tree, over 50 vendors, cellars, boilies, art demonstrations, raffles and live music.

Children’s Christmas Party: Saturday 4 December, Schuylkill Haven, fair weather, bad weather, bad weather for children up to 10 years old. Check in under the glass roof at the station between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Children will be given a tote bag to hold all of the business documents as they walk up Main Street to Santander Bank, cross to the other side of Main Street and back down Main Street to Parking Little Dipper Ice Cream Shoppe, where Santa Claus will be located. Along the way, they will collect tips / suggestions in their search for the elves found in the shop windows. Prior registration is compulsory. Registration forms are available at the recreation center, call 570-385-1313 or email [email protected] by Monday, November 29.

Arts and Crafts

Christmas open house: Friday, November 19 at 11 a.m. and Saturday, November 20 at 9 p.m. at Martin’s Farm House Unique Gifts and Amish Made Furniture, 208 N. Route 183, Schuylkill Haven.

Tree festival: From November 20 to December 4, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Trees can be seen through the Walk In Art Center. Vote for your favorite.

Holiday craft market: Saturday December 4, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. More than 50 vendors, cellars, Boilo, art demonstrations, raffles and live music. This marks the end of the Festival of Trees.

Flaming ceramics: For seniors and veterans 62 and over, at the Walk In Art Center every Friday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Make pottery or sculptures. All supplies will be provided. A donation of $ 6 is requested to help defer the cost. Information: 570-732-3728.

Haven of clay: Walk at the Art Center, Monday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $ 40 per month or $ 7 per evening, with a minimum of two evenings. Clay must be purchased through the art center. Information: 570-732-3728.

Knitting circle: Lorraine Felker will teach knitting every Tuesday at the Walk In Art Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. free of charge, but donations are appreciated. This course is for all ages. Bring needles, yarn and fellow knitters. All levels are invited. Information: 570-732-3728.

Entertainment

Route 61 strip: Saturday, Nov. 27, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Frackville Elks Lodge # 1533, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Food will be available for purchase. Information: 570-874-2500.

Musical “White Christmas”: Saturday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m., Majestic Theater, 209 N. Center St., Pottsville. Tickets $ 15. Reserved places available at www.showfix4u.com/event-details/56315. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Hospital — Schuylkill. Information: 570-628-2833.

Health

Grind: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m., Walk In Art Center. Get moving and lose weight. For ages 13 and up only. Interested participants should register by contacting Silvia: [email protected] or call 570-294-8245. Classes are limited to 30 students. Wearing a mask is mandatory and social distancing will apply. The cost is $ 10 per class.

Real people – real weight loss: Join TOPS at Hetzel’s Church, Hetzels Church Road, Pine Grove. The group meets every Tuesday at 5:30 pm Information: 570-345-8403.

Zumba Fitness: Classes are held every Monday (except holidays) from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sweet Arrow Lake County clubhouse, Pine Grove. The cost is $ 5. Information: Denise at 717-269-3214 or [email protected]

Walking club: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m., Schuylkill Haven Recreation / Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Wednesday, Tone and Stretch, 9:30 a.m.

Zumba Gold: Mondays and Thursdays, Schuylkill Haven Recreation / Senior Center, 340 Haven St., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Zumba Gold Class: Every Tuesday, Schuylkill Haven Recreation / Senior Center, 340 Haven St., 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost $ 6. No registration required. Information: Susan at 570-624-3018.

Celebrate recovery: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Bethesda Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven. Masks compulsory, available at the door if needed.

To dance

Line dancing: Saturday, November 20, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Landingville Fire Company Hall, with DJ Chicken Nugget, admission $ 5. Doors open at 6:30 pm Everyone has a chance to win all door prizes. All ages, all requests. Bar and kitchen open for the purchase of food and drinks.

Line dancing: Held every Monday at the Walk In Art Center. This is a continuous course for adults, without an appointment only, with no partner or registration required. It’s $ 6 per class and pay at the door. Basic stages, 6.15 am to 6.30 am; lessons, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. dance, 7:30 to 8 p.m. Benefits Community services Diakon. Information: Susan at 570-624-3016.

Senior groups

The Schuylkill refuge: Seniors will meet at the Senior Center, 340 Haven St., at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 22. Registration for the Christmas dinner at the First United Church of Christ will be available at this meeting. Due to the events of 2021, there may be an increase in the price of the dinner. For more information about the meeting, call 570-385-5323.

Township of Wayne: The group meets Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 23 Meadowbrook Center, Reedsville. Lunch is served at noon for a donation of $ 5, followed by a special activity or program. Information: 570-739-2241.

Information

Roadmap to college: A five-week program will run virtually and is free to high school students (Grades 9-12) and their parents or guardians, regardless of which college they choose to attend. Participants can register for one or all of the sessions. The sessions will take place on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. The last session, November 23, request for college admission and financial aid. Questions or information: contact Shannon Del Conte, Director of Community Engagement, at 570-385-6112.


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